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will determine if that demonstration violated any local laws. the teacher did not have a comment. >> u.s. and german officials are trying to determine the motive that killed two u.s. airmen and whether the gunmen acted alone. he confessed targeting the u.s. military in what investigators believe is say possible act of islamic terrorism. police armed with body armor were seen patrol be terminals. he pulled out a semiautomatic weapon shouting god is great in arabic. two people died, two others were wounded, the shooter from kosovo was not on any terrorism watch list. >> violence along the u.s./mexico border is a key topic of a discussion between president obama and the mexican president. the two leaders just wrapped up a conference at the white house a few months ago. president obama promised additional aid to secure the peace along both sides of the border. >> citizens and dedicated security forces have lost their lives. i have reaffirmed to the president that in this cause, mexico has a full partner with the united states. because whether they live in texas or tijuana, our people have a
. today the u.s. military sent two fire trucks to help battle fires at the fukushima plant. but they haven't been asked to use troops to help. meantime, japan's defense ministry decided against a proposed plan to dump water from helicopters over the badly damaged plants. radiation levels are just too high. you can see in this photo a big hole has opened in the containment vessel around the reactor, and large portions have collapsed. here is more on the plant workers who are putting their own workers putting their own lives in jeopardy to prevent a bigger catastrophe. >> reporter: they are the nameless, brave souls who volunteered or perhaps been asked to be the last line of defense. because they have specific skills and nerves of steel. five workers have already died and two are missing after the latest fire and two dozen are injured. nuclear experts say the skell ton crew are not managers, but probably technicians, men with the schematics of the plant in their head and can fix the clogged vents. they have crawled through the dark mazes, armed with flash lights and radiation detectors wear
that he hasn't really explained the u.s. strategy. jake tonight with the answers. >> as the coalition forces continue to pummel libb yashtion the president spoke yet again today trying to explain to the american people l fundamental question. why is the u.s. in libya? last tuesday the president received intelligence that gadhafi force were his approaching the rebel stronghold of benghazi city of 700,000 even more rapidly than had been anticipated. gadhafi said we will show no mercy. >> and in the face of that the international community rallied and said we have to stop pl any potential atrocity inside of libb yaishtion sources say the president was alarmed not just about the potential mass slaughter but also that not stopping it would say pro democracy demonstrators throughout the arab world that the u.s. abandoned you and say to dictator that mubarak was fool for leaving and further destabilize libya neighbor egypt and tu neetion still vulnerable after own revolutio revolution. murky and suddenly launched war, the president says he wants to oust gadhafi from power but that is no
milliliters at once. they are facing up to 8,000 times that. that is more radiation than a u.s. work wore face in a career and what experts consider lethal. people sent tributes via tweets. one man wrote whatever the closest equivalent of a noble pride they deserve that and more. these are likely men with wives, children facing their own perils outside the zone. they wait and watch from afar and worry. >> their dedication to their country and work and fellow person is really demonstrated a willingness to work through the trying conditions to protect both the country of japan and their fellow citizens. >> rescue specialists arrived in japan today. they came from the united states, britain and china. local officials welcomed them with heartfelt appreciation. >> thank you very much. i would like to express our thanks. >> the teams break into small groups to begin search for tsunami victims moving on only after marking the spots they have checked for any signs of life. >> the first time we have been able to see anything. to be honest, it will be a very long job and big job for them and we will do
, reactor core. crisis all the way around. now the u.s. navy is racing to the rescuexd about to return and u.s. is flying in 5 giant pump from the navy base and deliver enormous amounts of water after helicopters sprayed water to no avail. martha tonight with the latest on this disaster. >> one expert told us it is like using a squirt begun to put out a forest fire. japanese fire truck using riot control water hoses to tackle red hot nuclear reactor. helicopters swooping overhead dropping bucket after bucket. every effort falling short. but here is the encouraging news. japanese plant operators have connected a new electric power line to the plant. this entire crisis began when the power was knocked out. if the japanese lift the switch for the critical water pump to cool the reactor don't work then it is american pump to the rescue. the pentagon has shipped high pressure pump but no u.s. personnel. once again the japanese will have workers willing to risk their lives operating them. today for the first time a close-up look at how dire things are. you can see reactor 3. charred
of radiation going to the u.s. you can see hillary clinton met with the foreign minister at a g-8 summit. >> japan is a generous donor to any disaster in the world. the world comes together to support japan in its hour of need. >> eight more experts from the nuclear regulatory commission are on their way to japan, meantime, the navy says more of their crew members were exposed to exposed to very low levels of radiation and had to be decontaminated after delivering food, water and blankets. despite assurance that radiation from japan is highly unlikely to reach the west coast. they local pharmacies have run out of potassium iodide. >> to inject that, the thyroid gland will put you at great risk of thyroid cancer. if you take the tablet, instead of taking the radioactive iodine they will fill your thyroid gland with good iodine and the radioactive iodine respect through. >> the doctor says for us, more important preparation is to have a disaster kit that includes a kit complete with a 30 day supply of all medications you take and a communication plan for your family. >>> millions of people
control of the no-fly zone in libya. the u.s. general in charge of the operation will hand the job over to a canadian and today france declared libya's air space under control. >> japan's prime minister is calling the nuclear theft as biggest yet. experts suspect there has been damage to the nuclear reactor core. workers had to be returned to the hospital with radiation burns 10,000 times worse than normal. >> plutonium is the most toxic known to science. a speck of plutonium could cause cancer if ingested. >> sailors have washed down the deck to remove any trace of radioactive contamination. it's been off the coast of japan helping for two eastbound weeks now. >> nissan is considering moving some of the engine production from japan to the u.s. because of damaged done to the japanese plant by the magnitude 9.0 earthquake. there could be a serious shortage of japanese parts unless the country finds a way to restart production. toyota warned that it also expects to halt some of its production but it doesn't know when or for how long. >> a brighter employment picture the state's unemployme
are biodegradable and they retained a cleanup crew to remove any lingering debris. the u.s. environmental protection agency, the coast guard and city and county of san francisco all investigating now. the city says it never approved a permit for that balloon release. >>> well, 18,000 people are expected at the video game conference where the balloons were released today. and if you are a game developer the place to be is the must co-any center. at the annual game developers conference you can see the future of an industry growing exponentially. arts and entertainment reporter don sanchez is there. >> reporter: lots of action. the newest in video games and the advanced equipment to play them on. these people talk about creativity in their business. >> they talk about best practices, innovation. they talk about the future of technology and new trends. >> reporter: it is a place to show off exploring possibilities. nintendo is launching the new 3d s on march 27th. >> true 3d graphics without the use of graphics which is amazing. >> it will sell for $249.95. creators are making games more complex. in sh
, one from the d.a.'s office, one from the attorney general, one from the u.s. attorney, and the san bruno police department to investigate any possible -- to investigate pg&e for any possible civil or criminal violations relating to the pipeline explosion. there is still a long road ahead for this neighborhood. damaged homes are still being repaired. some neighbors whose homes were destroyed or still months or more away from rebuilding and neighbors tell us at least four will not rebuild here. some victims are still recovering in the hospital. when neighbors gather here tonight to mark the time of the rupture, 6:11 p.m. they say they will be thinking of the human loss. legal consultant dean johnson says the d.a.'s investigation is sending a message. >> one of the problems with prosecution generally is big corporations get a pass on what might be criminal investigations. i think the new d.a. is sending a message that that's not going to be the case with his office; that if a big corporation could be suspect of criminal activity, they're going to look into it and they're going to make
the u.s. will help the country. >> the images of destruction, flooding coming out of japan is heartbreaking. >> the city of over 12 million people major disruption. public transportation shut down. the city's two major airports closed. total damage is still being assessed but the dollar figure is expected to be astonishing. >> we asked the people of japan to continue to be cautious and vigilant, and we ask the people of japan to act calmly. >> japan's earthquake is the fifth largest in the world since the u.s. started keeping records in the 1900s. the strongest was a magnitude 9.5 in chile back in 1960. four years later a magnitude 9.2 in alaska. japan's quake quick triggered tsunami warnings in 50 nations along the pacific. just to give you an idea how strong, it was stronger here in the bay area. >> tsunami triggered warning sirens at dawn today. sheriff's deputies went door to door telling people to get to higher ground. officials say the tsunami caused severe damage to the harbor in crescent city. 35 vessels crashed into each other and are sinking. 1964 one was triggere
are not expected to make it to the u.s. "good morning america." >> the earlier signs are intestinal tracks. those can look like a stomach flu and when you have all these people evacuated, they have to sort out the difference. >> there are three factors can put you at greater risk. first proximity. how close are you to the release. intention. how much was released and were there any barriers between you and that radiation. and duration. how long were you exposed. president obama says he continues to be heartbroken by the images of japan's devastation and this morning he made a promise. >> the united states will continue to offer any assistance we can as japan recovers from multiple disasters. and we will stand with the people of japan in the difficult days ahead. >> u.s. military aid is slowly arriving but there was a setback today. the u.s. navy had to move several ships away after low radiation. >> the army corps of years plans to use sonar to locate several boats that sank after the waves hit on friday. one of our photographers went on aride with fish and game officials and assess the damage do
officials say there is no indication of radiation danger in the u.s. right now. still they are now taking action at the nation's airports. abc7's janelle wang joins us with what is happening. >> u.s. customs and border protection is now testing some passengers and cargo at some airports around the country. they won't say which airport specifically, but we are hearing reports of los angeles, seattle, dallas and new york. the department of homeland security says so far all tests for radiation are negative. >> in an exercise of caution and just to make sure that everyone remains safe, we are doing screening of passengers and/or cargo if there happens to be even a blip in terms of radiation. we have seen no radiation by the way, even on coming cargo or passengers that comes close to reaching a harmful level. >> reporter: right now a forecast by the comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty organization shows how the radiation plume from the failing nuclear reactor in japan is drifting across the pacific, over the islands today and then arriving in southern california tomorrow. but experts believe
>> today on "christian world news" war over libya. once again the u.s. takes military action in a muslim nation. what does it mean for the church in the middle east? >> plus -->> we got everything we need. we are so fortunate. what can we do to help? >> truckload of compassion, a ministry distributing to japan. >> from the uk, the christian counselor that could lose his job for telling a gay man homosexuals can change. >> revolutions and military strikes in the middle east raise concerns for the region's christian. hello everyone i am wendy griffith. >> and i am george clooney. george thomas. the united states put together the coalition enforcing a no-fly zone over the nation of libya. state goal, to protect libyan citizens by a massacre by moammar gadhafi's forces. the conflict is raising forces about western interventions in muslim nations. specifically, charges of a christian crusade against the islamic face. cliffton clark is an associate professor of global missions at regent university. recently i spoke with him about this very issue. >> do muslim nations see the u.s. t
by the u.s. secretary of state a day before mr. bhatti lost his life. to you, paul marshal, are you encouraged by the words of our secretary of state or the united states needs to do more than talk? >> both. i am encouraged and the u.s. needs to do more than talk. i think the administration generally has been very quiet about the persecution of religious minorities, especially christians. reluctant even to mention the fact christians willing killed in iraq. i think secretary clinton's statement is a state forward acknowledging what is happening. now it remains to be seen what they do. if it stays at words, then tas huge disappointment. it is just wind. if they begin to act. if they raise the issues with the government pakistan, with the government iraq, if they look to specific protections from the christian communities in iraq, that is an important step. >> okay. paul marshal, stay in d.c. gary in egypt and we have more to talk. when we come back our own gary lane is in cairo and tremendous changes, and talk about the implications for what this means for christians in the middle e
and tsunami meamg that japan will accept what help they need from the u.s. they have provided five high pressure water pumps to assist in cooling the reactors. >> we're trying to bring the assets to bear to cool down the reactors, cool down the fuel rods and we hope it will take us in the right direction. >> to mark the one week anniversary of the tragedy, they observed a moment of silence, thousands continue to live in shelters, crude and scarce. others are evacuateing. >> we've been advised by the u.s. ambassador and by nuclear expert friend of mine that we should get out for now. >> the death toll has topped 6,000 and more than 10,000 are still missing. some evacuation centers say they are still waiting for relief one week after the quake hit. >> janelle wang is in u.c. berkeley where is one of places that is monitoring the radiation. what are you hearing? >> the nuclear engineering department here is sending the latest air samples and should be ready in an hour or so. there could be some activity but it would be so tiny it would be insignificant. to break it down, would you find tho
radiation would reach the u.s. or territory but uncertainty could continue for week in scenario with no melt counsel but reactor not stabilized yet either. >> well the massive earthquake has now been upgraded to magnitude 9.0. making it the fourth largest quake ever recorded. death toll from the tsunami continues to rise as well. now stands at 2800 but thousands more are missing and feared dead. millions face a fourth night without food water or heat. japan coast line continues to be assaulted by after shock. latest 6.2. stock market index plunged over expected loss by japanese industry. japan central bank put 184 billion dollars in money market to protect the teetering economy. >>> so for the people of japan this nightmare continues. diane sawyer is there with new pictures of the tunnel of water sweeping that the country. >> today of new way of seeing the raw power of tsunami. new image of neighborhood on the move. water swirling. smashing a community of homes. drivers taking refuge on top of the cars. and new sense of how quickly the tsunami struck. there was calm water. then wa
offense has been working with the state attorney general offense, the san francisco u.s. torn and san bruno police on a review of possible civil or criminal violations. he says he is careful to call it a review because he doesn't want to implicate pg&e without good cause. >> we have things that have caught our eye but again ntsb and the scientists, we need them. i can't tell you about maximum pressures and lines and 1955 lines versus 2008 audit reports. that comes from the experts. >> reporter: the ntsb acknowledges public education is hard to do well. tomorrow's panel at the hearing focuses on industry technology including remote shutoff and automatic shut off rolfs. valves. in washington, heather ishimaru, abc 7 news. >>> governor brown is asking lieumakers to delay a vote on his budget plan. he set tomorrow as the deadline for the legislature to decide whether to put a series of tax extensions on the ballot in june. as we have been reporting he does not have enough support among republicans. spokesman says the governor is therefore talking with lawmakers from both parties but did n
scared while it was shaking. the building shook side ways and lights went out. u.s. continues to help trying to restore power to the plants with 5 huge water pump from the u.s. standing by for action. meanwhile the heart break continues. this man is still looking for his wife. even though i have lost everything he says, it would be okay if she were still alive. yet glimmer of light. 2 cousins over joy at finding each other alive. and this woman reunited with the beloved dog she thought she would never hold again. chuck, abc news. >> more to come here on the news at 9:00. as we continue why you want to make sure that you check out the moon this weekend. plus pg&e missing pipeline records. how you could end up getting caught in the wrath of state regulators. >> i will be thanking them every day for the rest of my life. >> mother heart felt thank you to the heroes. act of bravery that saved her son's life. to the heroes. act of bravery that saved her son's life. news at 9:00 continues like men's polos in every color! just $9.99. half off juniors arizona bottoms bath towels ar
have good news on the job front. one of the world's largest providers of temporary workers says more u.s. employers plan to add jobs and fewer expect to lay off people. the labor department reports the national unemployment rate fell to almost a two-year low of 8.29%. there are jobs available right now though at the san francisco hire event. carolyn tyler is there. >> we're outside the hotel witcome at 8th and market streets. very busy out here and very busy inside the hotel as they get prepared by this job fair co-spored by abc 7. it kicks off at noon and one of the fliers say the jobs are here. cathy is joining us now. she's with the job journal. good morning to you -- come on in here so i can get a little closer to you. you are the job fair coordinator. >> yes. >> when you say the jobs are here, what kind of jobs are we talking about and. >> we have everything from a lot of information technology positions. we have over 100 of those. we have high-level administrative, customer service, government jobs, education jobs, public safety. a lot of engineering jobs, including civil engineers
is saddened and outraged by deadly attack on u.s. troops at germany's frankfort airport. he pledges to spare no effort in the investigation. a gunman fired shots killing two airmen and wounding two others. the two killed were the bus driver and the passenger. the gunman was taken into citizen. the u.s. military has several bases in the frankfort area. they're used as hubs for operations in afghanistan and iraq. >> the supreme court ruled today the first amendment protects the right to protest at military funerals. the court voted 8-1 in favor of the church at risk of protesting outside the service members. they threw out a $5 million judgment given to the father of a dead marine. chief justice john roberts says the first amendment shielded the protestors. he did say they obeyed police objectives and they were 1,000 feet from the church. >> they will sign a stop gap bill to avoid a government shutdown. the senate passed a bill this morning. this bill drafted by republicans cut $4 billion in spending. mr. obama says he's pleased this will have government agencies functioning for two more weeks
ororganinization supports terro finanancing in the u u.s. one reasoson? a carere pososter that was foun the bay area. >> named as ununindicted coconsnspiritor in the e case td the holy lanand ffoundatation. leadaders mumust reject discrcr groups s such as care. >> cacare, the c couplple on am islalamic r relatations gaave a for thee poster. . >>>> i don'tt think it says don talk t to the f f.b.i. if they call,, c call us toto h you u understand whahat yoour r arare when confrfronteted by la enforcement. >> says it's just another example of religion being demonized. today's hearing featured testimony from the relatives of two men r rececruruititeded i i teterrrrorororisism.m. ththerere e wawawas s teteststi dedevovovotete m m musususlilims aaa formrmrmerer u.s.s. nanan ananand d doctotor r r onon c c alall sasay t thherereee iss a home grown terrorism in the country. the hearings drew outrage and heavy criticism. among the critics, bay area congresswoman jackie speier who called the hearings long and racist and said today's hearing did not feature any real experts. >> i find this hearing to
less than the initial phase in which the u.s. is carrying the overwhelming load. of the 1671 tomahawks fired so far, 157 were american. four british. of the 175 sorts flown since the operation started 115 u.s. flights and of 2 b 62 by other countries. observers say you can disterp misgivings about how quickly this was launched in the remarks of the secretary of defense. >> the command and control business is complicated and we have. done something like this --we haven't done something like this on the fly before. >> reporter: intelligence report indicate that quaddafi is not sleeping. as official says that those close to quaddafiers concerned about the direction of events and looking for a way out. the question is whether they are doing that for themselves or quaddafi. is path made all the more puzzling because quaddafi's state of mind is so difficult to discern. >>> my newt particles of radiation from the damaged nuclear power plant in japan are being reported in france and iceland. a distance of 6,000 miles. in the meantime, officials in tokyo have told parents to top giving tap wate
of them having rescue a crew member of a u.s. fighter jet that crashed. meanwhile thes who white house is studying all types of assistance for rebels battling quaddafi troops. >> once a close ally of quaddafi, the defect section a major loss. but in libya, quaddafi's military is making gains on o the ground, taking back key oil towns. the rebels are on the run, hundreds of pickup trucks and buses retreating back toward the east, a sign of how heavily they depended on the international umbrella of the no fly zone. the fight of the rebels is -- sources say that president obama signed a presidential finding. it does not allow for arms to be provided but peaks the way for presidential ordering of such support. so little is known about the rebels there are serious questions about who they are. >> we have seen flickers in the intelligence of potential al-qaeda, hezbollah, we have seen different things. >> that is one of president obama's concerns. what will arming these rebels ultimately mean in the long-term while in libya the fighting continues. larry jacobs, abc news. >>> and while a lot
and shipping of japanese goods that come to the u.s. so much so that this tanker from japan was the first to arrive at the port of oakland today since the disaster two weeks ago. lee ann reports on the economic impact ever since. >> after china and south korea japan third largest exporter of container goods to the u.s. things like cars and auto part parts. computer and electronic product. these are the people who move those goods from the port of oakland. >> i have seen a lot of auto parts. mainly parts and machinery, al agricultural. >>reporter: electricity shortage that manufacturing plants in japan have slowed down production. then there are the damage roads and bridges that make getting goods from point a to b difficult. truck drivers at the port of oakland know they will start feeling the impact in a few week also. >> right now january february and march is like. that it's low. this year is going to be l more than that because it's miami. l that's all we have we have to wait for that. major company in silicon valley like apple already being affected. james lincoln with the
of those 2 u.s. airmen whose fighter jet crashed in libya. alex is at the scene of that crash. >>reporter: so many villager came to the crash site today. there's now a dirt path leading through the wheat. the wing and tail the only recognizable part. rest burned almost beyond recognition. if at first we were scared. thought it was gadhafi plane that would strike us the man said. on board the f-15 2 crew members. pilot and seated behind him the weapon systems officer. plane preparing for airstrike carries heavy weapon richlt at 11:33 p.m. equipment failure. weapon officer ejects first. followed within a second by the pilot. 2 parachuting down into the darkness. the pilot separated from its partner holding a gps beacon and pistol. sees villager approaching and radio for help. after 1:30 am u.s. jet arrive dropping 2 500 pound bombs pushed pwabingt unidentified group. at 2:19 am 2 osprey reach the stranded fighter pilot. chopper stand ready with marine. not needed. one land and stranded pilot rescued. the second crew member landed in a nearby fiel field. 27-year-old injured
and waves in the u.s. forcing evacuations in hawaii. >> it is time for a little aloha. keep it simple, sensible and moving. >> reports indicate the initial quake rocked japan for 4 minutes. japanese lawmakers in session at the time the quake hit. >> this news room also captured the power of the quake. initial tremor could be felt as far away as beijing, china. fires burned out of control. this one at an oil refinery in tokyo had 100-foot flames in the air. millions without power. >> i thought i was going to die. it was enormous. >> thousands of people evacuated near a nuclear power plant. a state of emergency was issued after the cooling system failed. it is a precaution measure and no radiation leaked. at least 20 after shocks. >> rick justice is a missionary in japan and the church hopes to help in this tragedy. >> it is a good chance for us as christians to reach out to them. many chances to take blankets and food and establish a caring presence in the midst of the tragedy. >> kim joseph is the son of missionary parents. he lives in japan and says. >> in a situation like this when
of  >>> the company that can give you a pretend girlfriend for facebook and gps reveals 20 worst commutes in the u.s. two of them are right here in the bay area. >>> scotland yard is bracing security threats to the royal wedding. more than 200 people arrested and nearly 250,000 people marched through london. >> kristen: it's no surprise bachelor party was low key. the stag party as they call in it britain was thrown by his brother, prince harry. few details have been released but the daily telegraph, william and 20 friends attended the party. william and kate middleton will marry on april 29. what are you wearing. >> not invited. and no word on the bachelorette party. >> for all of us here, thanks for joining us. i haven't heard a word about that. >> have a 
emphasized the united states is scaling back their involvement there. >> the u.s. will provide capabilities that others can't provide in kind or in scale. there will be no american boots on the ground in libya. >> this morning, a senior libyan official announced he is resigning his post. this is the second resignation in gadhafi's regime in the last few areas. >> the groundwater underneath the reactor has 10,000 times radiation levels. the company doesn't believe drinking water is affected. contaminated water has been cooling at the damaged nuclear plant. radioactive water has already leak into the ocean. >> the government wants people to stop participating in a water recreational activity. it's called water walking. there is a risk of suffocation or even drowning in knees inflatable balls. they are concerned about too little oxygen in them. there is no emergency exit. the only way it can be opened is by a person on the outside. they are popular at parks and malls. >> great day on for swimmers. >> let's take a look outside. 11:13 this morning, we're looking at san francisco and we're alread
a hundred times faster than in most u.s. homes. more than a thousand cities across the country may be a test site for the network. breaking news in richmond. sky7hd, big rig after colliding with another vehicle. you can see they put foam on the fire to put it out. it happened about half an hour ago. chp officers says an oxygen tank caught fire and you can see a huge back-up on westbound 80. all westbound lanes of i-80 are closed right now. if you can avoid that area, that would be your best bet. >> cheryl: more news ahead, including one town called the healthiest in all of the bay area. >> and a new study drawing an unexpected link between breastfey he drowned his trainer at the bottom of the pool last february. it was the third time. returning to the show for s important for mental enrichment. animal rights activists disagree. >> this worries me that that is more important to sea world, corporate sea world than either his well-being or trainer safety. >> park officials are spending millions to make safety upgrades to protect trainers. they are building false floss cap
accident in u.s. history happened in 1979 at three-mile island. a one-two punch was to blame. a broken valve leaked out steam. the core melted down. most dangerous kind of nuclear accident. thankfully tragedy was avoided because the containment wall remained intact. >> no significant amount of radioactivity was released from the three-mile island plant. the impact on the local population was essentially zero. >> u.c. berkeley engineering team discussed the impact on the power plant. increase of 1,000 times normal radiation in the control room. experts say those levels are not drowsinessly, they are certainly concerned that there is any radiation leak at all. nuclear engineering professor says this type of leak is unprecedented. >> the leak was so gigantic that there is a high probability that the containment and pressure vessel were damaged. so, it should be combined in the containment systems is now leaking into a control room and eventually to the environment. >> the professor says it should take engineers two to three days to cool down the reattacker and avoid any further radiation
a partnership called the u.s. integrated ocean observing system or i use led by noaa. collaboration will lift a veil of secret off the ocean. >> working in a vacuum is personally unsatisfying and professionally unsatisfying and all of a sudden to have 100 times more information overnight is really revolutionize the way we are doing our science. >> researchers say working together they can get a better picture of the ocean health and create policies to protect it. in pacific grove, abc 7 news. >>> scientist have discovered a new sea bird. first knew species of sea bird found in 55 years. the sparrow size black and white storm petrol discovered last month in a coastal area off chile. the bird was lakely missed by darwin when he sailed the same area a haven't century ago. how big a deal is this? if we had won the lottery we could not feel better. >> when we continue tonight. high school star makes the winning play then collapses and die. we learn what happened to had heart. >> fat deposit a check in his daughter account and the money goes missing. i'm michael. coming up on 7 on your side.
in the u.s. aren't doing enough to combat terrorism. pointed to a poster from a web site bay area chapter of care. council on american islamic relations. >> responsible muslim american leaders must reject the discredit group such as care. >>reporter: executive director of care bay area chapter is this man. >> we are saying don't talk to the fbi without an attorney. we are saying don't talk to the fbi without knowing your rights. but also that poster was taken off the care web site because we were concerned that it was in conflict with our policy of constitutionally informed cooperation. >>reporter: bay area congresswoman spear told the committee the hearings should take a broader way. >> if we are really going to be complete in this hearing t-we should also be investigating the army of god and their web site in which they openly praise christian terrorists as part of an effort to look at homegrown terrorism in this country. >>reporter: in a heavily muslim american neighborhood in free mont, the hearings in dc are drawing criticism. >> we are not the visitor. we have to live and die
until they wrong him. >> you can see the rest of this interview in a special captions sponsored by the u.s. department of educationdation of 20/20. it begins at 10 p.m. tonight. another star in trouble, pop singer aguilera has been released after deputies detained her in west hollywood for reportedly being drunk in public. authorities don't plan to file any criminal charges. the 30-year-old singer was in a car with her boyfriend when they were stopped just before 3 a.m.. her boyfriend was booked on suspicion of driving under the influence. aguilera was held at the sheriff's station until she (speaking in international language) and he said unto them go ye into all of the world and preach the gospel preach the gospel  ♪very creature in the world. (applause)  >> today on oprah at 4:00 willow smith and other talented kids. why sex matters when it comes to live-saving pacemakers. heather ishimaru reporting live into the deadly san bruno explosion. >> a lot of ponding on the roadways. we'll be here to get you through that. numerous chances of rain. the t
the tsunami and earthquake stands at 9,000, another 13,000 shall still missing. >>> hundreds of u.s. military family members are due in the bay area after evacuating japan. chartered flight landed at travis earlier this morning. more than 3500 military family members made the decision to head home. the departure will help reduce the demand for food and water in japan. defense department says the voluntary evacuations will continue for the foreseeable future. >> opening statements are underway in the federal perjury trial of barry bonds. he wab indicted 2007 accused of lying to a grand jury for obstruction testifying that he never knowingly took drugs. >> reporter: the first witnesses will be called to the stand shortly. right now the defense is wrapping up opening statements. prosecution spoke earlier today for about 45 minutes. legal analyst dean johnson has been following the trials. >> think the opening statements have to go to the defense. the defense attorney al ruby did what he should have done. he set a theme, barry bonds testified before the grand jury, he employed useful information,
. more refugees are flooding into neighboring countries and right now two u.s. air force cargo planes on are their way with food and water. >> as moammer gadhafi's government intensifies a bloody crackdown on survivors, president obama is putting pressure on the leader to step down. >> moammer gadhafi has lost legitimacy to lead and he must leave. >> on the ground there are new reports on air strikes of anti-government forces, rebels including these regular troops are reinforcing their defenses as casualties mount. >> this is my job. this is my job. >> food staples are running low and so are reports to the obama administration. >> a lot of confusion on the ground. it is often difficult for us to sort through to get to what the actual facts are. >> fears of a humanitarian crisis has led to calls for drastic measures. >> if you want moammer gadhafi to go, then one of the things would establish a no-fly zone. >> robert gates says that's not so simple. it's an act of war. >> it begins with an attack on libya to destroy the air defenses. >> in egypt and jordan and elsewhere demonstrators t
that have been storming population centers. a top u.s. general says the coalition is getting to the mechanized forces as well as ammunition and supplies for government troops. reports say the attacks have forced government toonks roll back from a western city of misurata. >> japanese officials are telling parents not to let infants drink tap water because radioactive iodine is considered more than twice considered safe for babies. residents cleared store shelves of bottled water after the announcement. >> you don't want to mix formula with this water and you don't want nursing women to have this water. >> kristen: new evacuation of the fukushima daiichi planted after black smoke was seen billowing from reactor 3. "wall street journal" is reporting there is some reports of scattered looting in the areas hit by the tsunami including the kirnbeer factory. >> mike is ahead of the forecast. >> we're looking at rain. >> we're seen light showers including possibility of looking into and dry weather in the forecast. >> all right. thanks a lot. also how much more eating when we don't
not be an argument for never acting. on behalf of what is right. >> he added in libya the u.s. had international mandate for action, broad coalition, support of arab country and plea from the lybian people. >> as president i refuse to wait for the image of slairt an mass graves before taking action. >> the president said he will work politically to remove kadafi 40 power but the military mission does not include regime change and he added nato will take over the lead in the military action this wednesday. house minority leader pelosi stood by the president action. >> i think the president was courageous news doing that. i think it accomplished its goal. saved tens of thousands of lives. >> pelosi says members of congress are concerned that the mr. to act. >> to do nothing in the case when a man on path of show no mercy is not remain neutral. >> but congresswoman spear said the president should have told congress and what the end game will be before going in. >> this is has the pl fingerprint of afghanistan all over again. >> l she's not ready inform condemn the president action but she does h
was at war. and now he is here. in the middle of the fight. touring the u.s. war ships off the coast of libya. he brought the sailors and marines some encouragement from the commander in chief. >> he said how are the attacks going and i said mr. president, the marines are hammering the bleep out of them. >>reporter: today general ham for the first time saw colonel gadhafi daring to violate the in fly zone putting up an aircraft. >> we saw before lybian fighter jet taking off. detected by french aircraft and standing rules of engagement appropriat appropriately attacked that aircraft. >>reporter: this is the ship that sent rescue team to pick up the downed f-15 pilot. these are the 2 marine pilots who picked him up after he and his weapons officers had ejected at 22,000 feet. in the dead of night. it is the first time they have told their story. >> we saw his flare on the ground and we got eyes on his position. and airplane way up overhead at about 25,000 feet was able to shine a laser down. >>reporter: they could hear his voice over the radio. >> how describe the situation. >
up 6 percent. 2 japanese auto makers with factory in the u.s. halt some production because they are not sure how many parts will be available to build more cars p.subaru suspended production at the plant in indiana which employs 3500 workers and built 150,000 vehicles last year. toyota also suspending over time and production on saturday at all of the north american plants. so it can assess the availability of parts. >> senate energy committee will look at nuclear safety in the country tomorrow. bay area is well aware of the need to keep critical facilities open and operating after a major earthquake. before david louie shows us 2 example of how technology will hopefully make a difference. >>reporter: with the soaring ceiling and wall of glass the international terminal at sfo looks vulnerable but designed to withstand 8 point earthquake. >> i believe it if they say it but you never know. you know. until it happens. >>reporter: this is damage to the old central terminal after the 1989 about earthquake. that is not expected to happen today. the main area is designed t
marks. unless you know what you are looking for >> u.s. supreme court heard arguments today in the largest employment discrimination lawsuit in american history. >>s to dozens of people rally in washington in support of the suit against wal-mart. supreme court will decide if the case against wal-mart can continue as class action lawsuit. class action would give, would represent as many as 1.5 million female workers. bay point resident christine is one of the plaintiffs. >> wal-mart may be a big company. that is no doubt. but they are not big enough to where they can't be challenged in a court of law. if you do wrong you should be held accountable. >>reporter: wal-mart denies discriminating against women. supreme court is expected to hand down its decision by late june. >>> as democratic members of congress play up the affordable health care act, there are signs tonight that it might actually hurt the president with a constituency that was key to the campaign in 2008. political reporter mark matthews has the story of the least popular provision of the he
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